Plumeria Care - Rust Fungus.


Plumeria Rust Fungus
Some growers had problems with Rust fungus this year. Fortunately it is not a plant killer, but you should keep your eye out for this one. It can spread to other plants and get out of control if you have a bunch.

You can determine if your Plumeria have Rust disease by looking at the back of the leaves. If there are yellow, orange or reddish-brown powdery pustules then you have positively identified the fungus. The spores produced in these pustules are transported by wind or rain to healthy plants nearby. This will cause new infections to spread.

Rust Fungus does not kill Plumeria plants, but can cause leaves to brown and wither.

How to Control Plumeria Rust Fungus...

1. Remove all of the fallen leaves near your plants as well as other debris.

2. Take infected leaves and dispose into trash bags.

3. Mild outbreaks can be controlled by anti-fungal sprays.

4. Larger outbreaks may require removal of leaves.

Hope these tips keep your Plumeria happy and healthy next year.

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